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  • 1. Thailand Software Development Resource Data
  • 2. Executive Summary
    • Labor Rate & Quality
    • Lower operating costs
    • Teamwork & Strong software developers skills
    • Thais work well with other country offices
    Executive Summary
  • 3. Executive Summary
    • Around 117 universities and 415 Vocation education through out Thailand
    • Number of graduation in IT 45,000 – 50,000 per year
    • Increasing number of IT graduates
    • Local Communities:
      • IASA (International Association Software Architect),
      • Thailand SPIN (Thailand Software Process Improvement Network)
      • PMI (Project Management Institution)
    • IT engineering in industry 80,000
    • Turnover less than 11%
    Resources
  • 4. Thailand Software Industry Overview Value and growth rate of computer software industry between 2006 – 2009 and forecast of 2010 2006 - 2009 Average of growth rate of 2006-2009 is 10.6%/year 2009 Value is 64,365M (BHT) Growth rate is 2.3%
  • 5. Thailand SWOT (Outsider Point of View)
    • Adaptable workers
    • Culture/Open Society
    • Location Advantage
    • Multimedia and Creativity
    • Reasonable infrastructure inside the country
    • Reasonably inexpensive to conduct business from
    • Pro-business environment
    • Strong government support
    • Strong regional and global alliances
    • Large untapped regional market potential
    • Aggregate ICT Talent from Indochina for scale
    • Attraction of global talent to live in Thailand
    • Government work / mega projects
    • Animation
    • Mobile applications
    • Telecom deregulation
    • Management / Discipline
    • Lack of recognition as ICT player-nation / no regional IT firm or brand
    • Limited scale of workforce / English language skills
    • Lack of early stage technology investment capital / startup culture
    • Frequent changes in ICT ministry (5 leadership changes in 3 years)
    • Immigration policies for expats / talent intake
    • Lower labor cost countries
    • Corruption / lack of transparency
    • Shortage of ICT – trained talent
    • Plans but not enough actions (Portal critique
    Strength Weakness Opportunities Threat
  • 6. Thailand Salary Benchmark 2009 Average Annual Salary by IT Skills and Years of Experience (BHT) IT Skills Year of Experience < 5 years 5-10 years > 10 years Application Development 356,744 693,407 1,030,620 Web Development 317,799 666,611 - Servers/Networking 329,074 666,602 1,076,083 System Administration 338,627 640,900 1,008,549 Operating Systems 299,700 678,267 1,105,724 Desktop/Software 298,210 687,828 1,057,315 IT Security 381,010 707,473 1,026,188 Database Management 323,902 653,199 1,017,085 Consult/Business Services 447,152 780,464 1,142,188 Enterprise Applications 368,186 - 1,072,704 Infrastructure Management - 790,487 1,034,108
  • 7. Thailand Salary Benchmark 2009 Average Annual Salary by Job Function and Years of Experience (BHT) Job Function Year of Experience < 5 years 5-10 years > 10 years IT Management 556,750 822,694 1,106,383 Project Management 429,483 724,987 1,013,241 System Development 319,953 534,669 661,687 Communications 358,605 558,184 738,533 Support 261,590 481,707 691,881 Administration 367,524 555,625 864,311 Other IT Professionals 449,471 714,717 1,289,216 OVERALL 360,874 651,722 996,139
  • 8. Labor Rate & Quality Thailand IT Development Salary 2008/2009 Position Exp. Year Min. Salary (BHT) Max. Salary (BHT) Programmer 2 20,000 28,000 Web Designer 2 20,000 28,000 Software Engineer 2-3 25,000 35,000 Business / System Analyst 3-5 35,000 45,000 System Administrator 2-3 22,000 30,000 Database Administrator 3 28,000 35,000 Software Tester/Software QA 3-5 30,000 50,000 Project Manager 4 50,000 60,000 IT Manager 5-7 60,000 75,000
  • 9. Example International Companies in Thailand Company No Magic Asia Limited Thomson Reuter Software (Thailand) TRSTL Product & Services Producing MagicDraw UML Tool and MagicDraw Plugins, Thomson Reuters Software’s development centers Staff >30 > 1500+ Customer JP Morgan, Reuters, DHL, Cisco Systems, Verizon Wireless, etc. Merrill Lynch, ABN AMRO ,HSBC,… Reason invested in Thailand
    • Strong support from the Royal Thai Government in software industry
    • Thai IT labors attentive to details ensuring high quality software products
    • Low-cost service advantage over competition
    • Thais receptive to skill transfer with their aptitude in learning
    • Labor Rate & Quality
    • Lower operating costs
    • Good Infrastructure
    • Good Living environment
    • Teamwork & Strong software developers skills
    • Thais work well with other country offices
    Success
    • # 1 rated UML tool / MagicDraw enjoys the popularity among software developers, thanks to the high quality product development provided by our Thai talents.
    • JDJ Award in Best Database Tool
    • Productivity Award in Design Tools
    • JDJ Best Java Modeling Tool & Best Team Development Tool
    TRSTL is the largest development center among its main software development centers namely Beijing, Chicago, London and Paris, of Thomson Reuters. TRSTL was the 42nd organization globally, the first in Southeast Asia to achieve CMMI Level 5 certification .
  • 10. Government Supporting Government organizations and associations
    • Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA)
    • National Electronic and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC)
    • Software Park Thailand
    • Association of Thai Computer Manufacturing (ATCI)
    • Association of Thai Software Industry  (ATSI)
    • Thai Software Export Promotion Association (TSEP)
  • 11. Why Thailand? Summary
    • Thailand has a high number of well educated IT specialists.
    • It is easy to travel to many major destinations in the world from Bangkok.
    • Infrastructure is good and labor cost is fairly low compared to other countries.
    • The presence of high-quality universities
    • Strategic Access to Asia & FTAs
    • Business environment, open society
    • Liberal investment regimes & generous investment incentives
    • Healthy ICT industry with strong government support
    • Business opportunities for foreign partners
    • Looking for partners for ICT providers